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Fondation Beyeler

Baselstrasse 101, Riehen 4125, Switzerland
41 61-645-97-00
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Riehen
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Tel Aviv
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49 reviews 49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great setting, great museum, great experience. Saw a fine Courbet exhibit, but the small permanent collection has some fine Cezannes, Picassos, a couple of van Goghs, etc. Definitely a must when in Basel.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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130 reviews 130 reviews
49 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This a very good collection of art. In a beautiful building by Renzo Piano. Loved the Peter Doig's temporary exhibition. It worth the visit and the expensive price.

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Paphos, Cyprus
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This place is just perfect and deserves to be in the top ten things to do in Basel. It is just out of town and easy to reach by tram. The building is a superb modern design set in a beautiful park next to rolling countryside. The art is first class and the audio guide excellent. The shop is extensive... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have been to the Fondation Beyeler in Basel to see the exposition of the artist Gerhard Richter, but there are always great expositions and it is definitely worth to visit for people interested in art and paintings. The place itself is also great and well-groomed.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Its always a big pleasure going to Basel and visit the Fondation Beyeler. They make extraodinarily nice exhibitions and the best events.

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Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I have been many times at The Fondation Beyeler. The variety in their exhibitions and well as their permanent collection make this museums one of my favourites worldwide. Not overloaded, distinct and soothing, I even love the building. Good size, you are through at some point. Love it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My wife had visited the museum before and liked the collection. Our recent visit was a mixed surprise. A good exhibition about Richter but the permanent collection could not been seen. Entryprice of 26 francs to high for only a Richterexhibition

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Switzerland
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A pity that the permanent Beyeler collection was not available for visit. The exhibition catalogue was exceptionally high priced.

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San Sebastian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Very well curated exhibition, we really enjoyed it.The price was too high taking into account that the rest of the museum was closed.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I probably visited 10 times or more. There is a permanent expo of Beyeler's private collection and a special feature of contemporary artists. Currently G. Richter. Everytime I visit I enjoy the garden, the remarkable building and of course the artwork. Contemporary art lovers visiting Basel should not miss it. The tramway brings you to the front door (the foundation... More 

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